The exclusively online MS in Pharmacometrics program provides students with practical, application-oriented skills in pharmacometrics that meet employer demands.

The MS in Pharmacometrics program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to plan, perform, and interpret pharmacometric analyses, with the goal of influencing key drug development, regulatory, and therapeutic decisions.

The program emphasizes both theoretical and applied technical knowledge, as well as business skills tailored for the pharmaceutical sector. All courses follow case-based study and teaching.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and must be submitted by July 1.

About the MS in Pharmacometrics Program

Watch this short video that features an interview with the program's director, Joga Gobburu, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science (PPS), to learn more about the MS in Pharmacometrics program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, including details about the curriculum and what students can expect to learn from their coursework.

The MS in Pharmacometrics program is designed for professionals with bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degrees who have some experience in medical product development and who aspire to transform into decision-making pharmacometricians or quantitative translational scientists.

It is particularly well-suited for professionals with full- or part-time jobs in areas such as:

  • Pharmacology
  • Engineering
  • Statistics
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Epidemiology

Students enrolled in the MS in Pharmacometrics program can study at their own pace, and choose to complete the 30-credit program in five or eight semesters.

Explore the five-semester course of study and eight-semester course of study outlines to help determine which option might best fit your unique goals. No matter which choice you select, as a graduate of the School of Pharmacy's MS in Pharmacometrics program, you will be highly sought after by pharmaceutical companies, regulatory agencies, and other research organizations.

I feel a great sense of accomplishment from my participation in the MS in Pharmacometrics program. The program has given me the confidence to pursue more engaging interactions with my colleagues in other departments and broaden the depth of my contributions to current drug development programs at my company. I'm also able to apply many of the concepts that I learned in my career.

Renae Chavira


The MS in Pharmacometrics program is the only program of its kind in the world. Students can immediately apply the skills learned in the program to real world situations, better positioning them for accelerated professional growth.

As a graduate of the MS in Pharmacometrics program, you will be uniquely equipped to interact with interdisciplinary teams more effectively as well as conduct independent research.

Apply Today to Advance Your Career

Learn what you need to complete your online application and take the first step to advancing your career in the in-demand field of pharmacometrics. Applications for the MS in Pharmacometrics program are reviewed on a rolling basis, but must be submitted by June 1.

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